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Agra is a city in northern Indiaís Uttar Pradesh state. It's home to the iconic Taj Mahal, a mausoleum built for the Mughal ruler Shah Jahanís wife, Mumtaz Mahal (who died in childbirth in 1631). The imposing main building features a massive dome and intricately carved white marble inlaid with precious stones. This is set behind a reflecting pool inside a courtyard defined by 4 minarets.

Population: 1.275 million (2001)
Area: 188.4 km≤
Elevation: 171 m

Why Travel Agra ?

A beauty in white marble, Taj Mahal tops the itinerary of Agra tour packages and fascinates the visitors with its marvellous architecture. One of the seven wonders of the world, Taj Mahal was constructed by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in 1653 in memory his favourite wife Mumtaz Mahal. Standing as an epitome of love, the magnificent monument is set in a huge complex, equipped with well-maintained gardens and fountains. Just one km from Taj Mahal, Agra Fort is another architectural wonder of Mughals. Built by Emperor Akbar in 1565, the red sandstone fort houses numerous interesting buildings like Diwan-e-Aam, Diwan-e-Khas, Sheesh Mahal, Jehangir Palace, Khaas Mahal, Musamman Burj and Pearl Mosque. Proceed further to visit Itmad-ud-Daulahs Tomb, built by Empress Noor Jehan for her father Ghyas-ud-Din Beg. Situated on the bank of Yamuna River, the mausoleum has a huge garden, criss-crossed by waterways. During your Agra vacation, also visit Akbars Tomb at Sikandra. Take an excursion to World Heritage Site of Fatehpur Sikri, which is home to several historic buildings. While on Agra tour, dont forget to do some shopping, Along with sweets, you may buy fine leather shoes and interesting marble items including miniature models of Taj Mahal. If you want to book your Agra Packages - Best offers on Agra Tours & travel packages kindly email us: info@tajmahal.gov.in & get exciting deals for Agra holiday

Places to Visit in Agra

Taj Mahal Fatehpur Sikri Agra Fort
Sikandra Itmadud Daula Soor Sarovar
Jama Masjid Diwan-i-Am Buland Darwaza

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